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Phoenix ranked in top 50 most stressed cities in America

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PHOENIX– Everyone experiences some type of stress eventually, but some cities are more likely to cause it than others.

In a recent study conducted by WalletHub, Phoenix ranked 43rd overall out of 182 cities on a list of the most stressed cities in the America.

Overall, Phoenix’s highest stress related category stemmed from family-related stress. Additionally, it ranked 69th for work stress, 64th for financial stress and 46th for health and safety stress.

According to the American Institute of Stress, work-related stress cost the U.S. industry over $300 billion each year.

Detroit checked in at the number one spot overall, and it placed second in family and health and safety stress ranks.

Source: WalletHub

Fremont, Calif., ranked as the least stressed city overall in the study.

Scottsdale ranked as the least stressed Arizona city in the poll, ranking 166 out of 182 overall.

Mesa and Peoria ranked as two of the places with the highest job security.

Gilbert received recognition as a city with the low crime and poverty rates, ranking 173 and 178 respectively.

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